Website design podcasts offer insights on how to build and run a business. They’re an invaluable resource for online merchants.
Here is a list of podcasts covering user experience, ecommerce design, digital marketing, product design, coding, the business of design, and more.
Shop Talk Show is a weekly podcast about building websites hosted by Dave Rupert and Chris Coyier. It covers front-end web design, development, user experience, and more. Each Monday, the show is joined by a guest to discuss digital strategy and answer listener-submitted questions. Recent episodes include “Web Components, Testing, and Database Seeding” and “Cache Bustin, Twitter Embeds, and Analytics Weirdness.”
Hosted by Brian Lovin and Marshall Bock, Design Details is a show featuring guests who are designers and innovators of products at companies such as Shopify, The Grid, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Zendesk. Recent episodes include “It Doesn’t Have to Be Right” and “New Feature Launch Checklist.”
99% Invisible is about the unnoticed architecture and design that shape our world. Hosted by Roman Mars, 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. Recent episodes include “Pandemic Tracking and the Future of Data” and “The Future of the Final Mile.”
The Unofficial Shopify Podcast
Hosted by Kurt Elster, an ecommerce industry insider and Shopify partner, The Unofficial Shopify Podcast is a no holds barred discussion of ecommerce growth strategy and tactics. The show covers many design and business topics for ecommerce merchants. Recent design and development-related topics include “Immutable Laws of Conversions” and “Split Testing Product Prices.”
CodeNewbie Podcast is from a supportive community of programmers and people learning to code. Each season, people with diverse backgrounds and expertise share their coding journeys and beginner-friendly discussions about the latest tech. Recent episodes include “How to be a successful solopreneur” and “What are some fundamentals of machine learning and AI.”
Front End Happy Hour
User Defenders is a user experience design podcast with inspiring professionals discussing UX and product design to inspire and equip listeners on how to integrate users and businesses better. Episodes include “Everyone’s a UX Designer with Jared Spool” and “Design for How People Think with John Whalen.”
Design Life is a podcast about design and side projects for motivated creators. Hosted by Charli Prangley and Femke van Schoonhoven, Design Life tackles issues faced by designers, such as overcoming a creative block and collaborating with others in the industry. Recent episodes include “Conducting design audits” and “Is the vibe shifting in design?”
The Hustle Podcast
The Hustle Podcast is a show dedicated to the evolution of the craft of digital product design. Produced by Funsize, a digital product design studio, the podcast’s host is the Head of Design, Anthony Armendariz, with co-host Tony Sanchez, the Design Lead. Guests include inspiring designers, thought leaders, and agency owners. Recent episodes include “Follow Your Fears for Inspiration” and “The Different Flavors of Design Management.”
The Design of Business | The Business of Design
The Design of Business | The Business of Design explores how design works within complex organizations to shape decisions, products, and more. Guests include clients and designers in many industries and fields, exploring creative practices and new ways of working. Recent episodes include a Minisode on branding and an interview with Ernesto Quinteros, the Chief Design Officer at Johnson & Johnson.
Responsive Web Design
Responsive Web Design is a podcast hosted by Karen McGrane and Ethan Marcotte, interviewing people who make responsive redesigns happen. Marcotte wrote the popular book “Responsive Web Design.” McGrane is the author of the book “Strategy for Mobile” and has helped many traditional publishers adapt their content for web and mobile, including The New York Times, Condé Nast, Hearst, The Atlantic, and Time Inc. The popular podcast concluded several years ago but has an extensive archive of helpful episodes.